Fed Talk

Fed Talk 5.01.24 – CAPATA Financial’s Take on FOMC

CAPATA Financial’s take on today’s FOMC press conference and announcement Notable comments from Chairman Powell during today’s FOMC press conference and announcement. In summary, as the Fed maintains ‘restrictive’ rates for longer, we anticipate continued pressure on interest rate-sensitive sectors of the economy (CRE, housing, credit tightening, etc.), as well as overall growth. The only dovish signal from the Fed today was the announcement to slow QT. Slowing the balance … Read more

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal: Insights From CAPATA Financial

The city of Detroit emerged from bankruptcy in 2014. Still, its previous inability to pay investors left some questioning their long-held assumption about the relative safety of municipal bonds. Without question, in the wake of Detroit’s troubles, gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever. At their most basic level, there are two types of municipal bonds: Types of Risk Both general obligation and revenue bonds … Read more